misuser

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misuser (plural misusers)

  1. A person who misuses something.
    • c. 1812, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Friend
      Wretched misusers of language.
    • 2009 February 28, Alan Travis, “Scheme to dock benefits of offenders defaulting on sentences is wound up”, in The Guardian:
      He said that lessons from the pilots would be carried forward into the plan to dock the benefits of drug misusers who failed to attend for job interviews.
  2. (law) unlawful use of a right; use in excess of, or varying from, one's right[1]

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  1. ^ 1839. John Bouvier, Law Dictionary

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